Posts Tagged ‘phone’

Innovation Why Bother

Friday, January 13th, 2012

As a judge of these awards, I have noticed several trends that may indicate that the innovative efforts by facility professionals may not be deriving optimum benefit for their facilities. If this is true for those who enter the Nova7Awards competition, it may be even more true, and more of a serious loss, for those fitness centers whose professionals do not enter. (more…)

Ad It Up. Part 2

Friday, July 1st, 2011

Right ad, right time
Jim Jorgensen is AllAdvantage’s co-founder and CEO. This former accountant has been around the startup block a few times. In 1989, Jorgensen co-founded the Discovery Zone indoor-playground chain. Within five years the company, sitting on a market valuation of $1.4 billion, was snapped up by Viacom. From there, he launched a 24/7 help-desk operation for home PC users, a company that failed miserably. (more…)

Ad It Up. Part 1

Friday, July 1st, 2011

AllAdvantage.com has 3 million users frantically recruiting friends willing to be force-fed ads in order to make money online. Just don’t call it a pyramid scheme.

Internet entrepreneurs are forever obsessing about strategies that will keep their customers coming back. AllAdvantage.com, a fast-growing startup with more than 3 million members after its first eight months, has come up with a new solution: Put them all on your payroll. Last November alone, the company sent checks to its members totaling more than $8 million.

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